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call engineering from union college in new york. our next witness is dr. shirley ann jackson president of the pollty -- prior to her tenure, mr. dr. jackson served as the chair. she also is had a career working in several physics laboratories and researching sub anatomic particles. she earned her ph.d. in elementary particle physics from m.i.t. our final witness is dr. charles vest president of the national academy of engineering. he was elected to the position in 2007 and serving a six-year term. dr. vest also is the president of the montana institute of technology and earned the ph.d. in mechanical engineering from the university of michigan. prior to his time in the academic world, the doctor was vice chair of the u.s. counsel of competitiveness for eight years and a member of the president's committee of advisers on science and technology during the bush and clinton administrations. both dr. vest and dr. jackson were also distinguished members of the panel that -- the 2005 national academy study rising above the gathering storm. it recommended ways to keep america economic economic
. really appreciated the article in "politico," mr. templeton and dr. jackson. the testimony contains many common elements indeed their topics frequently discussed in this room, especially importance of promoting s.t.e.m. education in maine gaming americas leadership position in the global economy. what i'm talking with constituents and industry leaders about the topic in my district in oregon, especially the role creativity and integration play in driving our economy forward. many express the education integrating arts and design in stem fields, innovative companies across my district across companies like nike and tech giants like intel rely on employees at the mine for science and eye for design. we discussed how science education can yield the innovative workforce that many of you identify is essential. beyond the benefit for the industry but in art and design can help keep students engaged and he talked about trying students in and i want to tell you i visited an elementary school in my district that took s.t.e.m. and added arts and design. biscuits are engaged, acting things have, st
.com/booktv. >> the best day to be a player in america was july 9, 2004, when dick jackson, holly from dan, and lawrence frank came out with a book about public health. what i did was put some epidemiological meet on the sociological bones that we planners have been arguing about. the suburbs are killing us, here is why. the greatest aspect of that epidemic, or our health challenges is the obesity epidemic. it's not the obesity itself is the problem, but all of this illness is that it leads to. diabetes consumes 2% of our gross national product. a child born after the year 2051 in three chance of becoming a diabetic. we are now looking at the first generation of americans who are going to live shorter lives than their parents. that is probably not a huge surprise to you. we have all been talking about the wonders of the american diet and the sodas that we are drinking. only recently has the argument and have the studies been done comparing diet and physical inactivity. one doctor at the mayo clinic for patients and electronic underwear and measured every motion. set a certain diet regime and some people
to be a planner in america was july 9th, 2004, when dick jackson, howie frumpkin and lawrence frank came out with a book called "urban sprawl and public health." and what that book finally did was put some technical epidemiological meat on the sociological bones that we planners have been arguing about and said in no uncertain terms, the suburbs are killing us, and here's why. and cities can save us, and here's why. by far the greatest aspect of that epidemic, or i should say of our health challenges in america is the obesity epidemic. it's not that obesity itself is the problem, of course, but all the illnesses that obesity leads to, principle among them diabetes. diabetes now consumes 2% of our gross national product. a child born after 2000 has a one in three chance in america of becoming a diabetic. we are now looking at the first generation of americans who are going to live shorter lives than their parents. that's probably not a huge surprise to you. we've all been talking now for a long time about the wonders of the american corn syrup-based diet and the 40-ounce and 80-ounce sodas pe
in the first place. the media turned this into what jesse jackson term debt as, white man, black man shoots him, it wasn't shot in the back of the head but in the chest, george zimmerman was severely injured in that fight, having his head pound against the pavement, there were pictures of it. away the media played is george zimmerman had ever been injured, george zimmerman was stalking him for fun and decided to issue a black guy for no reason and they cut the 911 take to make it look like that. he is being sued because of that. they took the 911 take in which george zimmerman was this request with the raise of the person you're following, he said he is black. nbc cut that tape so what it sounds like george zimmerman is saying is he looks suspicious, he is black. they cut out the extent entire exchange with the dispatcher. he had to be prompted for the raise. the reason that matters is the these the fresh point incidents as an excuse to the liberal policy. here's our work, send al sharpton down to talk about how the stanford police department is massively racist and that in general is a symptom
and other criteria pollutants. the folks like lisa jackson commission in new jersey when this started and in connecticut and others and so a real strong group of environmental regulators using the advantage of this program rggi to the regulatory programs. huge benefits to consumers to reduce energy bills and i will get into some work that sue has done in a second and the economic benefits, the energy jobs. unemployment in the states and the region are lower across-the-board are lower than the national average and one of the reasons rggi is in areas like the cui energy deployment as well as the manufacturing it's been one of the reasons we've had a little bit more resiliency in the downturn because we are slightly more diversified and its increasing our competitiveness we can say with certainty that our mission approach to reducing emissions is not going to lead to a significant regulation and the short term and the state's racing more towards federal regimes because of some of the changes that we are making so we will come back to that in a second when david gets here to of the 1.1 bi
secretary of hud alphonso johnson -- off onto jackson and if you would please stand and let us recognize you. [applause] it's my honor to turn the podium back to senator george mitchell. >> six years ago when howard baker tom daschle and i came together to establish the bipartisan policy center through the initiative of jason coombe may, we were dismayed at the extent to which our political process appeared to be in gridlock as a consequence of excessive partisanship and ideological posture. that concern remains and it is heightened today. and american politics has been rough. i frequently cite the example of the presidential campaign of 1800, when jefferson supporters called president adams a hermaphrodite lacking they said the strength of a man or the gentleness of a woman. adam supporters responded that the murder rape and robbery would be taught and openly practice in our country. it was rough we thought when we were there but it has gotten much rougher and tougher today. we at the bipartisan policy center and the members of this commission believe that it is possible for men and women w
hillsdale county, and others like lansing, jackson, monroe county. is there a different role that must be taken at the local level between communities? in -- >> as far as between the law enforcement agencies and the communities? >> the whole issue of security based upon the size situation of the community. >> yeah, you know, i think one of the things that definitely needs to happen is more focus on training. of course, we train police officers that work in schools, but our training's also available the school administrators. so in those community environments, the teams need to be training together. school administration, law enforcement, fire department, they need to be working together in a safety team. >> the principals are the same -- the principles are the same, but there are unique situations, right? one size doesn't fit all? >> i would say that one size does not fit all. there are very unique situations out there, yes. >> thank you. mr. bond, in your testimony you state, and i quote that the most effective way to prevent acts of violation targeted at schools is by building trust
that goes to so many things to the economy of course is a jackson the cost of medicine and it's a detriment to many of our constituents, so i just -- would you give me something back on that to let me know how deep he went into it? one of the things i think the chairman was saying making a part of our inquiry this session the next two years is looking not only at the fda piece of this but looking at this whole thing of the grey market. so i would like to sit down with you if you haven't delved into this and see where, you know, what we might be able to do it together to try to get to the bottom of that because it is a very, very serious problem. a lot of americans do not even know about it. but it's very serious. i want to very briefly go to this whole issue of climate change. the federal guard or the government has a number of efforts under way to decrease domestic greenhouse gas emissions. the success of the gas emission reduction efforts to pay is in large part on the international efforts. however, limiting the fiscal exposure to climate change risks will present a challenge the matter
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